Author: Ridwan Yusuf

SPECIAL REPORT: Human Rights, Justice Suspended, As Nigeria’s Courts Goes Under Lock And Key

Doctor, Anuoluwapo Adepoju, of the MedContour Services Limited is a controversial cosmetic surgeon in Nigeria who has been in the news since at least 2019. She was arraigned in Lagos State, South-West Nigeria last year (2020) after a failed cosmetic surgery that allegedly led to the death of a client, one Miss Nneka Onwuzuligbo. Series of allegations[Read More…]

INVESTIGATION: Disturbing Tales of How Nigerian Authorities Are Shrinking Civic and Media Space

NewsWireNGR’s Investigative journalist, Ridwan Yusuf spent 6 weeks looking into how the Nigerian government is shrinking the civic and media space. He tracked institutions attacked by the government, individuals harassed, attacked, and jailed, then also proceeded to inquire into websites being censored via Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) – a type of Cyber Attack that attempts to[Read More…]

NON-STOP KILLINGS: How Nigerian Security Agencies’ Impunity, Violent Police Brutality, Deadly Conducts Persist Despite October 2020’s Extraordinary #EndSARS Protests

NewsWireNGR’s Investigative journalist, Ridwan Yusuf spent 4 weeks digging into the dynamics that led to the phenomenal #EndSARS protests of 2020. He discovered that all the issues are still happening. People are still being brutalised by Nigerian security agencies. Young persons are continually harassed months after an event of such magnitude. Ridwan shows the connection,[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Missing Millions: How N-Power stipends vanished into thin air under Nigeria’s anti-corruption Czar; Muhammadu Buhari

“Kindly exercise patience as the funds would reflect in your account within 24 hours. The delay is as a result of the downtime we had earlier,” This was Commercial banking company, Wema Bank’s final response to multiple online inquiries to transactions made on August 19, 2020. Chief among customers of Wema[Read More…]